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DOS Workstations

Library Workstation Report

ISSN: 1041-7923

Article publication date: 1 March 1991

Abstract

Virus Attack!. Just a few weeks ago one of our PCs was attacked by the “stoned” virus, a virulent strain that attaches itself to the boot sector and partition table of any disk that happens to be around. If you have a hard disk, all you have to do is place an infected floppy disk in Drive A: and ask for a directory listing (DIR). That's enough to transfer the virus to the hard disk; from there it will infect every other floppy you place into the system.

Citation

Schuyler, M. (1991), "DOS Workstations", Library Workstation Report, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 2-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb027435

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MCB UP Ltd

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